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Integrated monocrystalline PV manufacturer, Solargiga Energy Holdings, reported an increase in revenue of 33.2% in 2014 and reduced losses, compared to the previous year.
US-based PV installer RGS Energy reported a loss of US$57.1 million in 2014 as it restructures its operations and finances.
Extreme weather patterns could be behind a disparity in power generation from the East and West Coasts of the US, with the East underperforming expectations last year, according to a new report.
One of Japan’s largest trading companies, Marubeni, which is already involved in both upstream and downstream sectors of PV industry, has entered the domestic market for residential solar.
Terraform Power, the yield-co subsidiary of international solar and wind developer, SunEdison, has announced its acquisition of 168MW of solar power plants from the parent company in Q1 of 2015.
Hanergy Thin Film Power (Hanergy TF) remained highly dependent on parent company Hanergy Holding Group for revenue in 2014, gaining revenue for the sales of a small number of PV plants and limited revenue from thin-film sales to IKEA that were outside group transactions.
GE Energy Financial Services and Pacifico Energy — the latter being a subsidiary of Virginia Solar Group — have agreed to a partnership for a third time, teaming up to develop a solar power project in Japan.
Solar energy solutions provider REC Group has reached a deal with Tucson Electric Power (TEP) as the new exclusive solar panel supplier for the local utility’s TEP Residential Solar Program.
Monocrystalline wafer producer Comtec Solar Systems Group reported a 20% revenue drop from the sale of 125mm x 125mm monocrystalline solar wafers, primarily to its largest customer, SunPower in 2014.
Gigawatt Global, the solar and social development company responsible for developing Rwanda’s first utility-scale PV power plant, has been awarded two grants to develop a solar project in neighbouring Burundi.
Canadian Solar has completed its US$265 million acquisition of Sharp’s solar energy developer Recurrent Energy and enacted a shake-up of its senior management team.
PV equipment specialist InnoLas Solutions said it had so far received orders equating to almost 1GW of production capacity for its laser systems used for PERC solar cell processing.
PV project developer Solar Power Inc (SPI) will enter another new regional market, acquiring an 80% stake in a wholesale distribution business in Australia.
Technology manufacturing equipment specialist Singulus Technologies has reported heavy 2014 losses on weak revenue in its Optical Disc and Solar divisions.
Solar Impulse has landed in China after completing the fifth and “most challenging” leg of its record round-the-world flight attempt.